A Dietitian is an expert in dietetics.

Dietetics is the study of human nutrition and the regulation of diet. A dietitian alters their patient’s nutrition intake based upon their medical condition and individual needs. Dietitian are regulated healthcare professionals licensed to assess, diagnose, and treat nutritional problems.

After learning about a patient’s health history, favorite foods, eating and exercise habits, the Dietitian helps the patient to set goals. Follow-up visits often focus on maintenance and monitoring progress. Most dietitians work in the treatment and prevention of diseases related to obesity.

Long-term studies have shown that weight loss surgery causes significant long-term loss of weight, recovery from diabetes, improvement in cardiovascular risk factors, and a reduction in mortality of 23% from 40%. So adding a Dietitian can add years and quality to your life.

 If you or someone you know if considering weight loss surgery or is extremely over weight and needs help visit our Contact Page and schedule an appointment. At Las Vegas Bariatrics, our team of weight loss professionals are happy to assist you with your weight loss goals.

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